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1 in 4 consumers tried a new brand during pandemic - global report

A new global report highlights challenges and opportunities for retailers as the Covid-19 pandemic drives permanent shifts in consumer behaviour now and beyond the holiday season...

22 hours ago

3 major scientific controversies about coronavirus

Although political leaders have closed borders in response to Covid-19, scientists are collaborating like never before. But the coronavirus (SARS-COV-2) is novel - and we don't yet have all the facts about it...

By Manal Mohammed 1 day ago

Nurses awareness on Covid-19 limited, survey finds

While the majority of medical practitioners are confident of their knowledge of Covid-19, nurses have expressed inferior awareness of the virus, a survey has revealed...

7 Aug 2020

FLM campaign dents SA's deepening hunger crisis

Food Lover's Market's fourth annual Hunger Month campaign raised funds equating to 1,030,888 meals, exceeding the fresh produce retailer's 1 million meal target for 2020...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 7 Aug 2020

Paediatricians advocate the reopening of schools

As schools welcomed only Grade 12 learners back this week, the Paediatrician Management Group (PMG) and the South African Paediatric Association (SAPA) together urge government to open schools to all learners and not to allow fear or politics to harm the children of South Africa...

6 Aug 2020

Compensation for catching Covid-19 at work: new COIDA directive

The Department of Employment and Labour has issued revised guidelines on how to submit claims to the Compensation Fund for Covid-19 contracted in the workplace...

By Kate Collier, Shane Johnson, Mbali Nkosi, and Tsholofelo Mofokeng 6 Aug 2020

Alcohol, tobacco ban achieves no end other than to fuel illegal activity - PnP chairman

Pick n Pay chairman Gareth Ackerman has spoken out against the ban on sales of alcohol and tobacco, saying that it risks creating more cynicism and division...

5 Aug 2020

WHO surge team expected in SA

The first team of experts from the World Health Organisation, who will assist South Africa in its fight against coronavirus, is set to arrive in the country today...

5 Aug 2020

Tourism announces beneficiaries of tourism relief fund

Tourism Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, has made public the list of small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) who benefited through the much-needed tourism relief funding...

5 Aug 2020

From Madiba shirts to masks - keeping business alive during Covid-19

Lontana Apparel has positioned itself as a key player both in business continuity and community enrichment during these trying times...

Issued by Lontana Apparel 5 Aug 2020

Mattel supports Children's Hospital Trust with #ThankYouHeroes initiative

For every eligible career Barbie doll sold at ToysRUs stores this August, Barbie will donate a doll to the Children's Hospital Trust (CHT) and Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital...

5 Aug 2020

How to prepare for an out-of-town trip during Covid-19

Now that summer is here, one of the things people are thinking about is a road trip. But with the threat of the coronavirus, travel safety takes on a new meaning...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 4 Aug 2020

UIF still processing Covid-19 TERS April/May payments

The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) is to continue processing Covid-19 temporary employee/employer relief scheme (TERS) new claims for April and May until a cut-off date is announced...

4 Aug 2020

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